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MacRobert Incorporated Attorneys Joins Meritas, a Global Alliance of Independent Business Law Firms

Posted 04 March 2016

Meritas Contact: MacRobert Incorporated Attorneys Contact:
Jessica Petrie Mr LM Kelbrick
+1 (763) 595-3851 +27 (12) 425 3400


Pretoria, South Africa – February, 2016 – MacRobert Incorporated Attorneys, today announced that it has been invited to join Meritas, a global alliance of independent business law firms. The affiliation offers MacRobert Incorporated Attorneys access to nearly 7,000 lawyers in 235 global markets. The firm’s clients will benefit from local legal insight, local rates and world-class client service.

“With companies increasingly doing business internationally, seamless legal representation on a global scale is vital,” said Leon Kelbrick, Chairman and Director at MacRobert Incorporated Attorneys.  “Through Meritas, we are able to offer our clients in-depth knowledge of cultural and jurisdictional issues in all of the major markets around the world. Meritas offers us peace of mind that our clients’ legal needs will be met with the same commitment to quality, professionalism and value on which we pride ourselves.”

Meritas is the only law firm alliance with an established and comprehensive means of monitoring and enhancing the quality of its member firms. Meritas membership is extended by invitation only, and firms are regularly assessed for the breadth of their practice expertise and client satisfaction. Only firms performing under the tenets of Meritas’ unique Quality Assurance Program are recertified as members. This ensures that clients receive the same high quality legal work and service from every Meritas firm.

“All Meritas member firms share a positive, consultative approach to business and a commitment to excellent client service. MacRobert Incorporated Attorneys has consistently demonstrated these qualities throughout its history,” said Tanna Moore, president and CEO of Meritas. “Businesses around the world will benefit from MacRobert Incorporated Attorneys partner-level expertise, personal service and collaborative, customized business approach.”

For more information about MacRobert Incorporated Attorneys capabilities and the benefits of its membership in Meritas, visit or call 012 425 3400.

About MacRobert Incorporated Attorneys

MacRobert Attorneys is a national law practice with offices in Pretoria, Cape Town and Durban, and is therefore in a position to provide legal services throughout the country.  Major local and international clients include automotive corporations, banks and other financial institutions, as well as commercial and industrial corporations. MacRobert manages law concerns in the following fields: medicine, property, pharmaceuticals, industrial, engineering, oil, food and beverage, clothing manufacturing,  the steel and iron industry, mining, general manufacturing and services industries.

A large component of partners and lawyers deals with professional indemnity and medical professional indemnity.  Clients also include bodies representing various professions, transportation companies, research councils and bodies, security firms, property developers and agents, various councils, dairy and agricultural concerns, including other industries.  MacRobert Attorneys employs some 50 lawyers and a number of candidate attorneys. Their lawyers vary in experience – from newly admitted practitioners to senior practitioners who have many years’ experience.

About Meritas

Founded in 1990, Meritas is an international alliance of commercial law firms working across jurisdictions to provide clients the best of both worlds: a local legal partner with full service capabilities and the cost efficiency and personal attention unmatched by mega law firms. Each member law firm is required to adhere to rigorous and specific service standards on a regular basis. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Meritas has member firms in 235 global markets and nearly 7,000 lawyers. To find a Meritas law firm or for more information, visit or call +1 (612) 339-8680.